Saturday, December 22, 2018

Bord Bia Masters and Diploma Scholarships for International Students at University College Dublin (UCD) , Ireland

University College, Dublin is a research university in Dublin, Ireland. It has over 1,482 faculty and 32,000 students, and it is Ireland's largest university. The university originates in a body founded in 1854 with John Henry Newman as the first rector known as the Catholic University of Ireland, re-formed in 1880 and chartered in its own right in 1908. The Universities Act, 1997 renamed the constituent university as the "National University of Ireland, Dublin", and a ministerial order of 1998 renamed the institution as "University College Dublin - National University of Ireland, Dublin".
University College Dublin is frequently ranked among the top universities in Europe. There are five Nobel Laureates amongst University College Dublin's alumni and current and former staff. The 2016 QS World University Rankings ranks UCD #176 worldwide, and puts it in the 151-200 bracket, for graduate employability.

70 International Scholarship Opportunities. Develop the expertise you need to become a future leader in the food industry. We are now seeking applications from recent and experienced graduates from all disciplines/roles to join one of our four Bord Bia scholarship programmes.

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  • Overseas industry placement with global companies while gaining an internationally recognised qualification from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
  • Full tuition fees paid
  • Tax-free bursary paid (up to €30,000 per 12 months)
  • Outstanding career prospects
  • Intensive professional & career development
  • The world’s best food industry educators from business schools including Harvard, IMD, NYU Stern and UCD Smurfit School
  • Some of our client/host companies & employers: Kerry, Glanbia, Teeling Whiskey, Five Guys, Nestle, Danone, Ornua, Starbucks, Keoghs, among a host of other leading global food companies
  • Some locations include New York, Dubai, Shanghai, Milan, Stockholm, Sydney, London, Paris, Dublin and Singapore.
Scholarships are available to pursue MSc as well as Postgraduate diploma programs

  • For International Student
  • A 3rd level qualification, minimum of 2.1
  • A minimum of 2-4 years’ experience for respective MSc programmes and no professional experience is required for the Postgraduate Diploma.
  • Committed to a career in the Irish food, drink and agribusiness industry.
  • Although fluency in certain foreign languages is required for particular markets this is not an absolute requirement as there are also English speaking locations. Fluency is required for markets such as French/German/Dutch/Spanish/Italian/Russian/Polish/Japanese/Korean or Chinese. English speaking locations include UK/USA/U.A.E./Australia/Holland/Sweden. Note: locations are subject to confirmation.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Experience with M/S Excel, Powerpoint, Word and PM

How to Apply:
In order to be considered for the scholarships, you must;
  • Complete the online Scholarship Application Form. All required fields must be completed. Click on the following link to complete the Scholarship Application Form 
  • Applications will only be accepted using the official application form. You must complete the application form in one go, it is not possible to start the form, save it and return to it. 
  • You will also need to upload a copy of your CV with your completed application form. We would appreciate if the document name for your CV was in the format "firstname_surnameCV". 
  • Please include names and contact details for two Referees in your CV (one must know you in a professional capacity). Please note that Referees will only be contacted with your permission. 
  • As part of the personal details required, we ask for your nationality (to determine visa requirements), gender (to ensure a balance on the programme) and date of birth (to be used as a unique identifier where two candidates with the same name apply to the programme). 
  • It is a requirement that the participants are willing/able to live in a foreign country, and travel in-market at short notice and sometimes where public transport may be limited.

04 March 2019